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Rua Casa Branca, 63 | Rua Casa Branca, nº 63, Funchal, Madeira 9125-117, Portugal
+351 291 759 239
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Lund, Sweden
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were in Funchal for one week and tried a lot of restaurants. This is the best dinner we had during the whole week. We had read some recent negative reviews, but we found the food to be excellent, the service perfect and had the greatest experience here. We went for the three course set menu (12 euro p.p. excl.... More 

Thank Anders T
Derby, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice meal here. 3 course set menu, excellent. Nice wine, good service. A lovely singer. Would recommend.

1 Thank dial1953
Leeds, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the steak which came with 3 sauces and chips. The steak was very nice however a little over cooked for my liking ( asked for rare and it was more medium), covered in garlic, garlic and even more garlic. The skinny chips were beautiful and I'm 100% a chunky chip girl. Reasonably priced and nice staff.

Thank HelenKirkyB
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice service with very quiet atmosphere, singer with beautiful voice, simple dishes but very rich.Panna cotta highly recommended very rich in taste and decoration. excellent place for a nice and quiet dinner time.

1 Thank antonela m
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't check trip advisor before we went. This restaurant came highly recommended from a tour guide so to say the experience was disappointing is an understatement. Overall the food was decent but the service was the worst we have seen in Madeira by far. The service ruined any positives. It was clear that we were not welcomed or... More 

1 Thank jass4444
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Visited often in previous years - now under new owners. Food was awful, fish overlooked, worst chips ever had, soggy vegetables and everything swimming in grease. Certainly will not be back.

2 Thank barrheadscots2016
Funchal, Portugal
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant and service, good price for set menu wine delicious we had set menu for 13 euros melon with Palma ham and chicken with bacon in a cheese sauce and fish and banana it was all very good

1 Thank debtheobald
Chester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Under new owners and the atmosphere is a huge improvement, the female guitarist was particularly good. Food was good and the service will hopefully become a little more polished with time. Fixed price menu wasn't explained to us, although what we had from the standard menu was ok for price.

2 Thank Gary H
Wendover, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointing. Local style food, plastic flowers, large telivision with football, this is definitely not the L'osteria we have enjoyed for many years. Signs outside offering special prices but not available inside, we have read the recent Tripadvisor reports, but didn't believe the. WE DO NOW.

3 Thank Crueen
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Have visited this Restaurant quite a few times this year (The most recent was last Sunday night) and have never been disappointed. Every Starter, Main meal and Dessert we've had is delicious. Staff are great. Thank you Amaro, Silvana, Marcio (aka The Man in the Hat) and Mario for making us feel so welcome. See you all soon x

Thank Hollinwooder

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $32
Mediterranean, European, International, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Casa Branca, 63 | Rua Casa Branca, nº 63, Funchal, Madeira 9125-117, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 759 239

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?